roller cam follower

roller cam follower

[′rō·lər ′kam ‚fäl·ə·wər]
(mechanical engineering)
A follower consisting of a rotatable wheel at the end of the shaft.
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The MDS (Multi-Displacement System) unit replaces a conventional roller cam follower with a hydraulically pressurized design consisting of an outer sleeve and piston unit to which a roller follower is attached.
The fuel system that has been developed, named the Integrated Fuel System (IFS), incorporates the unit pump, Compact Pencil Nozzle (CPN), and a roller cam follower.
Stanadyne's unit pump design is a derivative of a current production unit pump with an integral roller cam follower.
Features retained from the previous design include replaceable induction hardened wet cylinder sleeves, valve seat inserts and valve guides, positive valve rotators and roller cam followers.
The revised V8 engine now employs five-valve-per-cylinder technology, and new low-friction valve gear with roller cam followers.
Circular cam rings encompass radially disposed pistons with roller cam followers which ride on the cam rings.